A seventh man has been charged with helping Black Country murder suspect John Anslow escape from police custody.
Anslow, 32, of Tipton, who is wanted in connection with the murder of Staffordshire father Richard Deakin, was dramatically sprung from a prison van in January 2012.
Police today charged a 51-year-old in connection with conspiring to assist with the escape from lawful custody of Anslow in January 2012.
He is due to appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court on Monday.
Six other men - Luke Hazel, aged 25, of Old Smithy Place, Hockley; Robert Riddell, 41, of Flamborough Close, Shard End; Paul Cadby, 47, of Woodcote Road, Birmingham; Moysha Shepherd, 23, of Hampstead Road, Handsworth; Ryan Powell, 20, of Durham Tower, Acorn Grove, Birmingham and Brett Anslow, 28, of Winds Road, Dudley, have already appeared in court charged with the same offence in connection with Anslow’s escap.
Anslow was on route from HMP Hewell, in Redditch, to Stafford Crown Court when he was sprung from the van.